Luciana de M. Moreira

Learn More
PURPOSE Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP) patients. Erythropoietin (EPO) is a cytokine that has been shown to play a role in neuroprotection and is endogenously produced in the eye. EPO levels in the aqueous humor are increased in eyes with glaucoma. In this study, we evaluated the EPO(More)
O extrato diclorometânico do tronco de Clusia melchiorii, após fracionamento e purificação por cromatografia em gel de sílica, produziu um novo bifenilo, 2,2-dimetil-5-hidroxi-7fenilcromeno, ao lado de outros compostos conhecidos, 2,2-dimetil-5,10-diidro-2Hbenzo[g]cromeno-5,10-diona (xiloidona), ácido betulínico, friedelina, friedelinol, eufol, sitostenona,(More)
This study assessed the effects of chronic treatment with a standardized extract of Ginkgo biloba L. (EGb) on short-term and long-term memory as well as on anxiety-like and locomotor activity using the plus-maze discriminative avoidance task (PM-DAT). Additionally, we evaluated the antioxidant and neuroprotective effects of EGb on the prefrontal cortex(More)
  • 1